Tilshead is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1664 
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603; 1622

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Orcheston St George
  • Rushall
  • Imber
  • Chitterne All Saints
  • Charlton
  • Orcheston St Mary
  • West Lavington
  • Market Lavington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TILSHEAD, a parish, with a village, in Amesbury district, Wilts; 7½ miles N by E of Wiley r. station, and 9 S by E of Devizes. It has a post-office under Devizes. Acres, 3,990. Real property, £2,933. Pop., 500. Houses, 108 The property is divided among a few. There are several barrows. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £200. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was recently restored and enlarged. There is a national school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Wiltshire
Civil Registration District: Amesbury
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury
Diocese: Salisbury
Rural Deanery: Wylye
Poor Law Union: Amesbury
Hundred: Branch and Dole; Whorwellsdown
Province: Canterbury

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